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Nov 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
, it is unacceptable. this is not good enough for us in america. >> reporter: 27 million people have already voted, with both sides claiming the stats there are in their favor. >> we're i think in a commanding position. our big challenge is we make sure we get our vote out. it's what we're spending our time on. >> reporter: some have noted a new enthusiasm for governor romney. >> having these big rallies. i watch them on tv. they're very strong. i feel a lot of obama supporters i talked to are resigned. the romney people in the past six weeks have gone from, i am anti-obama, therefore i'm for romney, to i like romney. they've become very pro romney. >> reporter: this has been a record-breaking campaign in many ways. record amounts of money spent. record numbers of early voters, and it's almost guaranteed to be a very late night before anyone will call this race. melanie alnwick, fox 5 news. >>> president obama kept up the state hopping today looking to pick up every possible vote. he started the day in ohio and ended in colorado spending some time in florida in between. despite the different spots
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Nov 3, 2012 11:30pm EDT
to the providers across america and telling a patient and doctor what kind of treatment they can have? >> reporter: when voters hit the polls in a few days, they won't only be decide coming will be the next president but they will be potentially deciding the future of the affordable care act and the nation's healthcare system. jennifer davis, fox news. >> with three days to g the president and mitt romney are neck nin neck and with -- neck- in-neck. a report shows president obama and mitt romney tied at 48%. >> a remindder to catch our election special. fox 5 news edge you decide 2012. and it airs every weekday at 6:30 on fox 5 during the final days of election season. we're focusing on local and national candidates and the issues. >>> sports is up next. when we come back, other freshman quarterback makes his debut for the maryland terrapins. >> and the wizards raise the curtain on the home season. >> and some cool weather across the area. the jet stream is responsible for that and ma that is a major player into the week and keep an eye on the system that is expected to push its way in up the coas
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Nov 4, 2012 11:15pm EST
america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. >>> welcome back to the sports xtra. i'm scott smith. a month ago the redskins got a scare as rg3 was con cussed. sore ribs today, and got x- rays, and negative. smacked in the face by greg hardy. benefit with a roughing passing call. but these hits add up. he was sacked four times in the game. panthers credited with nine hits, which in all reality, more than that. in fact, even into the game's waning minutes, griffin was putting his body on the line, diving into ferocious panther hits, hoping his never say die approach to the game inspires his teammates. >> guys see that, see their quarterback putting it on the line every single play, makes them want to put it on the line every play. it's more about, you know, inspiring guys to go
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Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
is elected. >> this is about america. it's about the future that we're going leave to the children. we thank you, and we ask to you stay out of all of the way to the finish line. we're going win on tuesday night. >> reporter: stay in wisconsin now, vice president joe biden raleying democrats, taking mitt romney to task. his proms is to challenge china on foreign trade. >> i'll tell you what, romney getting tough on china got one word for it: malarkey. [ laughter ] absolute malarkey. >> reporter: finally, we know nevada. that is where republican congressman paul ryan told supporters the federal budget ends det -- and debt are looming threats for the country's future. >> we need to balance this budget. we need to get the debt under control. we have a moral obligation for the children and grandchildren to make sure they get a debt- free nation and not the one the president has in front of them. they will decide who is president the next four years. today on the trail, november 2nd, 2012. we'll bring in mark, our fox 5 political analyst. the job markets out now, they're a step in the right direc
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Nov 6, 2012 10:00pm EST
♪[ music ] >>> election day 2012. america is deciding who will spend the next four years in the white house. >> i'm looking forward to the results. and i expect we'll have a good night. >> we're going to get america back on track. i'm so optimistic. >> also voting on important local races and issues. >> there's a lot of important things. >> especially maryland. >> voters had to deal with long lines and a few glitches. but now, the results are pouring in by the minute from d.c. to maryland to virginia. our live team coverage starts right now. >>> thanks for joining us on this election night, i'm brian bolter. >> i'm sean nancy. >> we're going to take the national vote. mitt romney has 50% of the vote, barack obama 48% of the vote. none of that really matters though, because as you well know, it all comes down to the electoral college and that magic number, 270, which we're going to talk about extensively. >> virginia is a key battleground state. you can see right now. with 73% of the precincts reporting, still a very close race. >> democrat congressman senator jim web is v
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Nov 7, 2012 6:00am EST
four years. >> we are and forever will be the united states of america and together with your help and god's grace, we will continue our journey forward. >> president barack obama elected to i second term. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> live look outside right now. it is wednesday, november 7th. a live look at the washington monument right here in d.c. cold and chilly. but the big news of the day, the election is over. we know who is going to be the president now actually lot of the other issues on the ballot have been settled so lots of election things to talk about as well as some weather. >> yeah. >> good morning to you. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> before we get to weather, this. president obama and the first family greeting a huge crowd of supporters in chicago last night. he took to the stage around 1 charleston 30 this morning shortly after republican challenger mitt romney conceded the race in a phone call. look at the crowd there. just amazing. we'll have more owe legislation coverage coming up here in just a second. as wisdom mentio
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Nov 11, 2012 11:15pm EST
forget while today is veterans day in america, it's also world armistice day. we'll hear how leaders across the globe honored the troops. >> reporter: the 11th hour of the 11th day in the 11th month is honored every year to mark the end of world war i in 1918. president obama commemorating veterans day here in america by laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier saying it's the country's sacred obligation to take care of its own. >> take care of our veterans. we take care of our families, not just by saluting you on one day, once a year, but by fighting for you and your families every day of every year. >> reporter: in the united kingdom queen elizabethattends a remembrance sunday ceremony in london laying a wreath in honor of british and the commonwealth's troops who lost their lives. in belgium crowds gather for a military parade ending at the mennengate memorial with a wreath laying ceremony attended by war veterans. >> it represents a special day to me to remember those people that's lives written in stone. >> reporter: the french president marking armistice day with
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 4:25am EST
in our hearts that, for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. come. >> president barack obama giving his speech to supporters after claiming victory in the white house. >> mitt romney could not put together the electoral map he needed to defeet the president. as it stands, president obama has 303. romney received 206. florida's 29 electoral votes have not yet been awarded but again, the outcome there will not affect the president's re- election. >>> good morning. i'm sarah simmons. hope you got a little rest. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. it is finally done. it's finally done. the election is finally -- >> i think that makes everybody feel better. >> now i'm seeing commercials i haven't seen in months. >> we'll get to all the election results in just a minute but first we wanted to talk to you. >> we have a little bit of weather here. not a major deal but any time we are talking about went weather in november, even the threat of a snowflake, people start to losses it a little bit. >> he did. >> not a panic situation. we'll show you what's happening
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 7:00am EST
i have never been more hopeful about america. and i ask you to sustain that hope. >> just hours ago in chicago president barack obama stepped on stage to deliver a victory speech to thousands of his most faithful supporters. >> i so wish i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction but the nation chose another leader. ann and i join with you to pray for him and for this great nation. >> and it was just before 1:00 a.m. when mitt romney conceded the race after he made a call to the president. a breakdown of how the race played out across the nation and in northern virginia. >> voters approve same sex marriage in the national harbor. the sight of a new casino. fox 5 morning news at 7:00 starts right now. >> this is fox 5 morning news. >> those were celebrations outside the white house early this morning. rushed to the white house just as they did in 2008. waved flags and honked horns. good morning. i'm tony perkins. >> and i'm allison seymour. before we get to the news, we have a quick note to pass along to high school students. coolage is closed
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Nov 6, 2012 7:00am EST
's the god father soul right there living in america as we head to the break. the latest weather and traffic next. one of the great things about living in america, the right to vote. [ earnest ] out of the blue one day, we were told to build a 3030-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> we're following breaking news from overnight in north carolina. a patient was killed and three others hurt in explosion and fire at a hospital in durham. happened around 2:15 this morni
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00am EST
, able, disabled, gay or straight, you can make it here in america. >> obama spoke in his hometown of chicago. he pledged to work with leaders of both parties to help the nation continue on the path to recovery. >>> a different scene in boston as mitt romney stood before a disappointed crowd. his concession speech was brief and heartfelt as he congratulated the president and ask all americans to put partisan bickering aside. >> this election is over but our principles endure. i believe that the principles upon which this nation was founded are the only sure guide for a resurgent economy and to a new greatness. >> reporter: running mate paul ryan returns to the house of representatives as the chairman of the budget committee. not clear what mitt romney will do after two unsuccessful runs at the presidency. congress needs to get to work right away on a number of issues that threaten to hit american pocketbooks. >>> the other major story from election night, historic ballot questions in maryland, approved. voters said yes to question four, the dream act which allows children of illega
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Nov 6, 2012 6:30pm EST
. >>> the moment of truth. america goes to the polls to pick the next president. several battleground states, including virginia key to the outcome. 270 is the magic number. who will it be? president obama? >> we feel confident we have the votes to win. >> mitt romney. >> this is a big day for big change. >> the world is watching and waiting. this is the news edge you decide 2012, our live coverage starts now. thanks for joining us tonight on the special edition of the news edge. the polls will close in 30 minutes in virginia, maryland, and d.c. at 8:00 p.m. we'll go live to polling places in just a moment. first, the race for the white house. tom fitzgerald has been tracking the candidates and joins us live. tom? >> reporter: today was a day on, not a day off for mitt romney as the republican ticket continued to campaign in the battlegrounds of ohio and neighboring states. president obama concluded his last campaign event last night, what was back out making phone calls and meeting with volunteers as is an election headquarters today. we begin this election night in chic
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 4:00am EST
, the task of perfecting our union moves forward. >> america has spoken. president barack obama claim victory winning another four years in office touching off a wild scene outside the white house. >> the crowd outside the white house eresulted into a frenzy when news outlets made the call predicting re-election for president obama, many cheering four more years. the president won the popular vote by a narrow margin of 50 to 49%. at last count, he had garnered more than 57 million votes while mitt romney had more than 55 million. >> a close popular vote indeed but not so close in the electoral college. president obama with 303 electoral votes. mitt romney got 206. still outstanding is florida's 29 electoral votes. the vote count there just still too close to call but that will not impact the end result here. >> the other major story, historic ballot questions in maryland approved. we'll have much more on those results in just a few minutes. >> good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. a very busy night
FOX
Nov 4, 2012 10:00pm EST
different visions for -- choice between two different visions for america. >> reporter: former president clinton joining mr. obama, defending his economic plan. >> no one who ever served as president of the united states and no one living within america could have fixed the financial crisis in four years. it is not possible. >> reporter: governor romney holding rallies in four states today, starting in iowa. >> do you think obama care created jobs? did his war on coal and oil and gas create jobs? did the regulations help banks make more loans? >> reporter: romney also campaigning in ohio. no republican has won the white house without winning the buckeye state. >> an eye to eliminating or repairing any that are killing jobs. >> reporter: vice president joe biden in ohio, and paul ryan in minnesota and ohio. steve brown, fox news. >>> mark plotkin joins us now. good to see you. >> good to be back. >> ohio, ohio, ohio. it's looking like that is where it election will be decided, why? >> it's 18 electoral votes, and they have a real record, the former package, previous package said no republ
FOX
Nov 5, 2012 6:00am EST
. >> we've made progress these last four years. >> this morning, polls continue to show america should be prepared for a tight race up until the very end. >>> and as the nation focuses on the outcome of the election, areas hardest hit by the from storm are facing another challenge this morning. fox 5 morning news continues right now. ght now. >>> good morning. a tinge of cold -- or not cold, chill in the air. good morning to you. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. one day before election day. the good thing being even though little monday, if you are tired of the political ads, you only have one more day of them. >> hopefully, it will be over soon. >> well, yeah. hopefully. >> the political ads should stop. after the election, there is no point. >> looking at the positives here. >> that's right. >> looking at the positives, we'll have a lot of sunshine today. got some clouds out there this morning. should be a dry day and a mostly sunny day. >> we'll take it. >> let's go right to the maps and take a look at what we have first and that is my way of saying i'm not sure what map we'
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
edition of the news edge you decide 2012 continues.  president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing g that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. . >>> the ad war heated up again today. the obama and romney campaigns launched new attack
FOX
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am EST
in this great campaign for america's future and now we're almost home. one final push will get us there. >> the obama campaign says romney is playing defense. >> they've tried to expand the map like in states like ohio where they have to win without carrying the state of ohio. >> the first votes will be cast just after midnight tonight in hearts landing and dixvilla. ohio's polls will close at 7:30. a lot of people saying they don't expect to have results until way after midnight. >> thank you very much. >> the vice presidential candidates also out in full force. joe biden and his wife have two stops planned for virginia including a visit to sterling. they will be joined by singer john melencamp. >> early event in reno. he will travel to colorado and iowa. >> the washington post today is out with its endorsements of major questions. endorses question 7 the dream act which would allow illegal immigrants to pay instate tuition. on question 5 whether to approve the congressional redistricting map. the post recommends against it. saying allows politicians to choose their voters rather than
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Nov 5, 2012 5:00am EST
generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> it is the end of the line for the world appear first nuclear powered aircraft carrier. thousands cheered as the u.s.s. enterprise pulled into its port in norfolk, virginia for the last time on sunday. thenter price has participated in every major conflict since the cuban missile crisis in 1962. >>> the first mind controlled bionic leg debuted at the willis tower. zach used the leg to climb 103 floors to the top of the building and he did it in less than an hour. money raised from the event goes to the rehabilitation institute of chicago. that is pretty impressive. i think of two flights of stairs, i would be out of breath. >> this is a lot of stairs. >> good for him. >>> "washington post" out with some endorsements of several big questions on the ballot in maryland
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Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
different visions for america. >> all right. >> the choice between returning to the top-down policies that crashed our economy, or a future that is built on providing opportunity to everybody and growing a strong middle class. >> reporter: craig bosswell is live. thank you for joining us. what is the atmosphere like there? >> reporter: besides being very cold, there is certainly excitement, an anticipation, and there is a sense that you're basically at the end of a very, very long tunnel. of course, there is apprehension. they have been working towards this for so long and it's going to stop tonight after the stop in des moineses this evening, president obama arrives here in chicago where he will spend the night in his home and meet with campaign and will be right here tomorrow night for the election night party and there is a sense that the work is done out there. there will be radio interviews and it's time for voters to get out there and vote and they feel like they rallied their supporters and they're ready to see the result comes in. >> let me ask you what is the in-game plan? he
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Nov 1, 2012 10:30pm EDT
'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> just five days until voters head to the polls to elect a president and the campaigning is in high gear. president obama and mitt romney both suspended their campaigns in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. today they were back on the trail in some key swing states. fox's doug mckelway reports. >> mellow, -- hello, wisconsin! >> reporter: both president obama and challenger mitt romney refocus now on campaigning. >> governor romney has been using all his talents as a salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our country so badly. >> reporter: wisconsinwas once a state considered a lock for obama, but with polls showing a tightening race the president's appearance in green bay today is telling just how close this election could be. >> i'm really moved by your welcome. >> reporter: mitt romney appeared in another key battleground state addressing a crowd of window manufacturers in virginia. the former massachusetts gover
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Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
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Nov 17, 2012 9:00am EST
called up2us comes in. >> up2us was started because we know that kids all over america, particularly in our cities here, need sports. i mean, sports is such a fundamental part of growing up, and you learn so many values from sports that you take with you for the rest of your life. >> with help from the federal service program americorps, up2us started coach across america. so far, they've trained more than a thousand volunteers to be coaches in 25 states. ktrice mcneill was recently named their coach of the year. he really understands his players...because he was once in their shoes. >> it was really tough growing up in my neighborhood because they really didn't have any organized sports teams. everything was just surrounded by violence and just inner-city crime, so i wanted to find an outlet and something positive where i can be able to say i don't have to get involved with that so much and just i can do my own thing. >> coach mcneill not only turned his own life around, he's passing his positive attitude on to his players. >> ktrice is a very good coach. i look up to him in many di
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Nov 5, 2012 6:30pm EST
and this is not the best america can have. tomorrow, we will fix this and get us back in the right track. >> less than 24 hours now to decide who will occupy the white house for the next four years. today is on the trail, november 5th, 2012. >> we want to thank you for sticking with us through that. we want to bring in right now fox 5 political analyst mark. we want to look at the brand now "washington post"/abc news poll just out in the last hour and what do you make out of this and is there anything to be gained from the national poll? >> they showing him even or down and since sandy, there is a momentum. he has a chance to act presidential and in the national polls. he seems to be trending and doing very well. >> mark light, of focus on virginia today. mitt romney with two appearances in virginia. we saw beth parker, the vice president biden. how critical is this state and what kind of arguments have they made? >> there are three big states: ohio, florida, and virginia. ohio being number one. i think florida is a republican state with 29 electoral votes and that is why they spent with ohio as 18 and t
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Nov 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
would make sure the people in america don't go bankrupt when they sick. we have passed healthcare reform. i said we would rain in wall street so we don't have another tax payer funded bailout. we did that. i said we would go after bin laden, we did and that we would end, we would make sure we save on american auto industry and get it back on its feet. that is what we have done. >> reporter: looking ahead, if he wins, he can't rest on the laurels and achievements. he will have to break the gridlock there in congress. to the point, the president went out of the way to say the american people, they're not concerned about ideas from the left to right and they're concerned about the ideas if they work and if the president wins, we will hear more about them. >>> mitt romney spending election day on the road after casting his ballot in massachusetts. republican nominee hit the trail for the competitive buckeye state. >> and this is critical. this is the big day for big change and we're about to change america to help people in the ways that -- to be helped with good jobs. >> they held a rally i
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Nov 5, 2012 9:00am EST
] tuesday, early, election day in the united states of america. our moment to make a choice. to bring jobs back. to make the economy, the american economy again. to find someone to lead. to lead us to a better future. the choice, now, the most important vote of our lives. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> the crew at the uss enterprise waking up on u.s. soil this morning with their final voyage behind them. the world's first nuclear powered aircraft carrier pulled in yesterday. participated in every major conflict since the cuban missile crisis of 1962. the navy will deactivate the ship december 1st. reactors will be removed and the worship torn apart into scraps. >>> in just a few weeks, you can fill history by standing on the balcony of room 306. >> the one martin luth or king junior stood on when he was assassinated. that's what that former motel was turned into many years ago. only special guests have been allowed to step on to the balcony in the 21 year history. it will open to the public starting on november 19th. the site will be handy cap accessible. . >> i
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Nov 6, 2012 5:00am EST
, election dy in the united states of america. our moment to make a choice. to bring jobs back. to make the economy, the american economy again. to find someone to lead. to lead us to a better future. the choice, now, the most important vote of our lives. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney so, maybe you're trying to fiwell, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself. >>> the father of aling boy who fell from a ninth floor apartment window in silver spring last month is now charged with child neglect. it happened at this high-rise apartment building on october 11th. the 4-year-old boy remains in the hospital in serious condition along with the child neglect charges
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Nov 6, 2012 9:00am EST
both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. but to me, it's money that i earned. i'm mitt romney, man: to some people, social security is just a number. i count on social security. and i don't want washington politicians like george allen... privatizing it. if george allen wants to risk his own money on wall street... that's fine. but i don't want him risking mine. george allen just isn't watching out for us. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> our election day coverage continues right now with spotlight on ohio and its 18 electoral votes. early voting started in early october. and i guess you could say it never ended cause it could -- you can still cast votes in ohio until yesterday at 2:00 p.m. you could still cast votes. then the polls open up this morning at 6:30. ball
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Nov 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
for big change. we're about to change america to help people in ways they couldn't imagine to have help for good jobs. >> reporter: his running mate voted in wisconsin before joining romney in ohio. >> this is a day we work hard and got them back on the right track. >> reporter: they shared a quick one at wendy's and split up for the final visit of their campaign. ryan's last stop is in virginia and governor romney makes a final push in pennsylvania, hoping to turn things in a favor and a state that hasn't voted for a republican presidential candidate since 1988. at the big rally monday night in new hampshire, romney thanked the state where he launched his presidential campaign and expressed confidence how this elect will end. >> and tomorrow, your votes and your work right here in new hampshire will help me become the next president of the united states. >> reporter: romney, ryan, their families and supporters will make their way to this convention center later this evening and this is where they will watch the return comes in. jennifer davis, fox news. >> and light take it local. vote
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Nov 7, 2012 9:00am EST
elections in the united states of america. >> his priori for the senate would be working with all sides to find solutions. >> working together. we will make fiscal ly responsibili choices to reduce our deficit while keeping the economy strong and not shredding our nation's safety net. >> it was quite unclear which of the presidential candidates would carry virginia. but vote totals from northern virginia started pouring in giving president obama the victory. the people present in the room started hearing of the second democratic victory through their smart phones and social media. it was a strange site. instead of group cheering, there were person-to-person hugging as word of the obama victory spread throughout the room. helps democrats retain control of the u.s. senate. but republican victories in the lion's share of the house races helps the gop keep control of the house. in other words, in washington, divided government continues. from richmond, fox 5 news. >> thank you, john. >> he has predicted every presidential race for nearly two decades. coming up after the break, allen joins u
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Nov 8, 2012 9:00am EST
the voice for america's children and animals. kept them safe from abuse and neglect. and with dogs, we have such a close bond with dogs. we think for thousands of years, they protected us. comforted us and given us unconditional love. it's time to throw them a bone. give them recognition. and that's why we started the hero dog awards to celebrate that undying and close bond between people and animals. >> sergeant, i know you said call me chuck but i must call you sergeant. tell me about the work service dogs do. let's focus on gabe. what did he do? >> i can tell you there's so many great military working dogs out there doing great things. and gabe had 210 missions. everything from raids, searches, traffic control planes. if we found one thing, it's one less thing the enemy has to kill american forces. and gabe had 26 finds. weapons and ammunition. >> when we see working dogs and i said to you is it okay to pet him. does it do anything for the moral of soldiers or you don't get to throw that tennis ball when you are working? >> when the dog is working, he's working. when he's not working, he
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Nov 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
told the crowd his campaign is about the future of america and ohio will be crucial to romney if he hopes to win the white house tomorrow. only two hours earlier meanwhile president obama was also in columbus telling his supporters that he, too, is concerned about the future but will take this country in a much different path than mitt romney. >> i do what i say. you know what i believe. you know where i stand. you know i tell the truth. and you know i will fight for you and your family every single day as hard as i know how. >> tomorrow we begin a new tomorrow, perhaps some of your friends and family have not yet made up their mind who they're going to vote for and so when you talk to them, ask to look beyond the speeches and the ads and the attacks and to look at the record. >> now, of course, undecided voters are critical in this election. throughout our debate coverage this year we brought you panels of voters to discuss this campaign. one of them described herself as an undecided voter who thought that mitt romney had won the first debate. tonight we checked back with her and s
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Nov 2, 2012 10:00pm EDT
breakfast sandwich. hurry in today. america runs on dunkin'. >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> we're following several big stories tonight. new york city's mayor gives into public pressure cancelling this weekend's marathon. >> plus a weather alert just days after sandy, the storm ravaged northeast is keeping a close eye on another potential storm. >> and gunfire in an upscale d.c. neighborhood. tonight the son of a local tv news anchor is facing charges. >>> but we begin tonight with change of heart from new york city's mayor. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. this evening it became official after outrage continuing to run the new york city marathon mayor bloomberg caved. fox 5's will thomas starts us off in the newoom. what led to this? >> all week organizers said the race would go on. it brings in nearly $350 million to new york alone, but the outcry was too loud. for instance, as many of you know, much of lower manhattan is still in the dark not to mention staten island where the race would have started. hese giant generators are in place for
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Nov 4, 2012 8:00am EST
an optimistic vision for america. >> he's going to continue his war on coal and oil and gas. look, my view is, let's take advantage of the natural resources we have, make sure they're clean and abundant and bring back jobs and stop sending hundreds and billions of dollars to other nations. >> governor romney has been attracting huge crowds in these last days. >>> political analyst mark plotkin talked with our own maureen umeh last night, weighing in on the democrats' decision to send president clinton to virginia. >> obviously they view bill clinton as an enormous asset. he lost virginia twice when he ran, but '96 he came close. i remember the president four years ago ended his campaign monday night in a large crowd in northern virginia. 60%, they need 60% to win virginia and the 13 electoral votes. among the nine battleground states, virginia right now is the tithest tightest in the polls. if it's as close as everybody says, i don't know how there will be declared a winner. there will be hundreds of thousands, hundreds of thousands of provisional votes cast in ohio, that is votes that canno
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Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
own weather and traffic coming up in a little bit. we'll be right back. this year, america's privately-owned freight railroads plan to o spend $23 billion on their network. that's like building 4 nat's stadiums, 5 wilson bridges, and 8 dc convention centers...all in one year. and not a penny of it comes from taxpayers. freight railroads s plan to sped $23 billion on their network. that's like launching 4 mars rovers, 10 gps satellites, and 20 space shuttles ...all in one year. and not a penny of it comes from taxpayers. >>> making headlines this morning, a couple earthquakes rocked the western hemisphere. 48 people died in the worst earthquake to hit guatemala in 36 years. people are still missing and the number of dead is expected to rise. 7.4 hit off the west coast. also felt in mexico city. then early this morning, a strong 6.3 struck off canada's pacific coast. centered not far from vancouver island. 85 miles off the coast of british columbia. no reports of damages and no tsunami warning. >> doctors in philadelphia say they have successfully separated 8 month old conjoined twins. t
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Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee.  i'm drinkin' a dunkin' latte. i'm in love with my dunkin' latte. it is a treat. they're packed with flavor. it's my kind of latte. try the simply delicious latte everyone can enjoy. america runs on dunkin'! >>> syrian refugees fleeing violation. 5,000 fled to neighboring turkey overnight and a group of officers defected, including two generals and 11 colonels. the new exodus raises the number of refugees in turkey to 120,000. just yesterday the red cross said it cannot cope with the needs of the victims. the war has killed 36,000 people, but the president is denying it's a civil war. >>> jared loughner has been sentenced to seven life sentences. he opened fire in tucson, arizona, in january, 2011. congresswoman gabrielle giffords and her husband were among those in court. kelly addressed the court on his wife's behalf, telling him, "you may have put a bullet through her head, but you have not put a dent in her spirit." >>> there are calls to award a 15-year-old pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the taliban
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Nov 10, 2012 10:30pm EST
are set to expire on january 1st. will america be thrown off the fiscal cliff? >> the bush tax cut set to expire in just 51 days which could set off a chain of economic problems throwing america off a fiscal cliff. president obama and house speaker john boehner say that they are willing to compromise. >> a stronger economy means more revenue, which is exactly what president is seeking. >> they should start by making sure that taxes don't go up on the 98% of americans making under $250,000 a year starting january 1st. this is something we all agree on. >> reporter: both remain head strong on their views on tax reform. >> we have to combine spending cuts with revenue and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay more taxes. >> 2013 should be the year to begin our debt through tax reform and entitlement reform. >> reporter: if no agreement is reached, middle class americans could see a $2000 increase on taxes and the unemployment rate could jump back over 9%, spiraling the economy to another recession taxes related to obama's health care plan will be corrected. according to baron,
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Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
as they honor the past. more around the corner.  president obama: there's just no quit in amamerica... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. . >>> can you believe it? the skins mid-way through the season with a 3-5 record placing them
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Nov 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
up at the polls next tuesday? joining us this morning, vice president of young democrats of america, and chairman of d.c. young republicans. thank you boeing for coming in. appreciate it. >> thanks for having us. >> that last thing i mentioned, let me start with that. kate, i'll start with you, do you think that the young vote is going to turn out in force this year? they did four years ago. >> i think there's no question that four years ago the youth vote turned out in droves. a lot of that was because we had a dynamic candidate obama making promises that really resonated with the youth vote. unfortunately, as president obama really hasn't lived up to those promises. i think a lot of youth are disappointed to say the least in president obama. i don't think we'll see youth vote turn out as strongly as we did in 2008, but i do think there are a lot of people who are fired up, who recognize we deserve better than what we've seen the past four years, who are going to get out there and vote on tuesday. >> obviously you feel they will vote for mitt romney? >> yes, i do. i think a lot of
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Nov 3, 2012 10:30pm EDT
this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> tomorrow on fox nfl sunday some games to look out for include the cardinals in lambeau taking on the packers. the panthers up against the redskins, bears at the titans and the vikings taking on the seahawks. coverage begins with the "built ford tough fox nfl sunday pregame show" at noon eastern, 9:00 a.m. pacific. >>> welcome to the "at&t postgame show." it has a high-scoring affair indeed at the coliseum where the ducks defeated the trojans 62-51. oregon's kenjon barner takes this one to the end zone and sets the single-game touchdown record against usc with five touchdowns. yes, let me say that again. kenjon barner with five touchdowns. erin andrews here with eddie george, joey harrington, let me say it again. now, what i'll say i
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Nov 5, 2012 10:00pm EST
to carrying the state. >> ladies and gentlemen, there is no quit in america nd there never has been. [ cheering and applause ] >> folks, i got news for romney and ryan. gentlemen, it's never ever ever been a good bet to bet against the american people. never. [ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: meanwhile republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan heading to johnstown, colorado, pleaing with voters to not only get to the polls themselves to bring others as well. >> get your family to the polls, your friends and neighbors. talk to those people who thought hope and change sounded good, but now they just see attack and revenge. >> reporter: less than nine hours now till polls begin to open and you decide who will occupy the white house for the next four years. joining us now fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin. you saw that criss-cross that went on on this campaign today. what does this tell us about where these campaigns see trouble and opportunity? >> well, the president is going to close in iowa. that's where he got his political start winning that iowa caucus four years
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Nov 16, 2012 6:00am EST
of america's favorite foods from twinkies to wonder bread is on the line this morning. >>> general david petraeus will be on the hill to answer questions. we'll be right back.  >>> we are following several developing stories this morning. first, general david petraeus will testify today on the events leading up to the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. petraeus is consider awed central figure in the proceedings but questions were raised about whether he could still testify after resigning as head of the cia last week after admitting to an affair with his biographer. >>> president obama will meet with bipartisan leadership of congress this morning to discuss the fiscal cliff. it comes ahead of another meeting with several civil rights organizations and other advocacy groups. the president will meet with leaders from the naacp and aarp among others. the reverend al sharpton will also be there. president obama is pushing for a plan to cut the deficit that will include tax increases on the wealthy. >>> a conflict between israel and palestinians in the gaza strip is now
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Nov 1, 2012 4:25am EDT
in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> deangelo hall should hear later on today whether he will be fined or suspended for his actions last sunday. hall was ejected last sunday for a confrontation with an official at the en
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Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
's just no quit i in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: hbuilding on our manufacturingur boom;: boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. . >>> four days after hurricane sandy, new yorkers are picking up the pieces after surviving a hard punch. the new video shows the strucks, piles of debris lining the streets, hundreds of homes collapsed. on top of t
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Nov 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. . >>> gas prices are falling -- falling. the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded posted the biggest drop of 21 cents over the weekend and puts the price of gallon regular at $3.47. one reason behind the drop is super storm sandy. full few people are traveling and nationwide, there is relief at the pump n. hardest hit areas like new jersey and new york, there are gas shortage booms. the long lines of people waiting for gas are not going away. >> reporter: sandy victims expecting relief. look at the gas lines and you will see there is no relief in sight. the cars stretch for miles. in new york, governor cuomo calls the confusion after retract ising -- retracting the offer of free fuel to everyone. the department of defense insists that the gas promised for all is intended f
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Nov 9, 2012 4:25am EST
more closely at america and it is down 2.2%. that means america's economy is slowing perhaps more than the rest of the world. >> reporter: congress reconvenes on november 15th. a looming fiscal cliff is likely to top their agenda. >> asian markets are following wall street. south creigh's index lost half a percent in trading today. most european markets are falling this morning. >>> some great sports news on this friday morning. d.c. united advanced to the eastern conference finals in the mls playoffs. they beat the red bulls last night. rick delee op scored the game winner in the 87th minute of play. -- rick deleon scored the game winner in the 87th minute of play. >> fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. >>> happy friday, everyone. it is november 9th. live look outside right now over washington, d.c. in this area. >> somewhere out there. >> somewhere out there. good morning to you and welcome to the show. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. welcome to friday, everyone. >> it will be beautiful. it will be a little cool. temperatures in the mid- to upper 50s, less wind than yeste
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Nov 11, 2012 9:00am EST
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Nov 18, 2012 9:00am EST
tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. can you help me with something? nope! good talk. [ male announcer ] or free windows 8 training when you buy a computer at staples. another way staples makes it easier to upgrade. railroads plan to spend $23 billion on their network.ht that's like building 4 nat's stadiums, 5 wilson bridges, and 8 dc convention centers...all in one year. and not a penny of it comes from taxpayers.  oh, let me guess --ou see this? more washington gridlock. no, it's worse -- look, our taxes are about to go up. not the taxes on our dividends though, right? that's a big part of our retirement. oh, no, it's dividends, too. the rate on our dividends would more than double. but we depend on our dividends to help pay our bills. we worked hard to save. well, the president and congress have got to work together to stop this dividend tax hike. before it's too
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm EST
to code. it is a sign of changing times in america. more women than men have driver's licens. looked at gender trend between 95 and 2010. fewer men are getting a driver's license. 25 and 29 with a driver's license dropped. the share of women fell by half that amount. shoppers, rev your engines. black friday starting on thursday this year. plus, how you can recycle old christmas lights. >>> and new changes coming to facebook. a huge gangnam style flash mob. the dance move has become very popular.  [ dollar ] tt's me. l50858544p. but i'm not just a number. i have a purpose. a higher purpose. [ muffled ] have some respect! not good. oh, man. hello? mm, no! finally -- the buck stops here. [ male announcer ] mcdonald's new hot'n spicy mcchicken. tender, juicy chicken with a crispy, spicy coating. at only a dollar, it's spicy, not pricey. but only for a limited time. >>> leaving family dinner to go shopping. trading in old christmas lights for new ones. and is there a new iphone on the horizon. consumer crunch. >> some consumer stories creating a buzz tonigh
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